Manipur Governor La Ganesan, Chief Minister N Biren Singh and ministers on Monday extended greetings to the people of Manipur, particularly the Kuki-Chin-Mizo communities, on the auspicious occasion of Kut Festival-2022 which falls on Tuesday.
In his message, Ganesan stated that Kut is considered the biggest festivals of the Kuki-Chin-Mizo ethnic groups, and it is celebrated as a post-harvest festival for thanksgiving and gratitude to the Almighty for a bountiful harvest.
More and more people belonging to different communities have joined in the celebration every year, spreading the message of oneness, he mentioned.
“Let the spirit of Kut embrace one and all to strengthen the social fabric more than ever and bring prosperity to all the communities in the state,” he added.
CM Biren also stated that Kut is a festival where the young and old, men and women, all join in traditional dances, songs and festivities.
The spirit of Chavang Kut is about sharing, gratitude and harmonious co-existence, he continued.
“Let more and more people from all communities join and help in spreading the message of unity and peace,” he added.
Hill Areas Committee (HAC) chairman and Manipur Legislative Assembly member Dinganglung Gangmei extended well wishes to all the celebrants of Chavang Kut.
In his message, he stated that the festival of commemorating the year’s harvest signifies the unity and peace among the different communities of the state.
“Kut is the autumn harvest festival which is celebrated with great enthusiasm by the Kuki, Chin and Mizo communities,” stated Textiles Minister Nemcha Kipgen in her message.
She extended greetings of the festival to spread the message of peace, harmony and love among all the people of the state irrespective of caste, creed and religion.
Education Minister Th Basanta Kumar Singh stated that the festival marks the happy occasion of reaping bountiful harvest after a year of tremendous hard labour.
“Let us all unite and work together to bring a prosperous Manipur that will move towards growth and development irrespective of all differences,” he mentioned in his message.
Water Resources and Relief Disaster Management Minister Awangbow Newmai added that Kut is a premiere post-harvest festival of the Kuki, Chin and Mizo communities.
“May this festival of harvest form a platform to harness peace and harmony among the diverse ethnic communities of the state,” he stated in his message.